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Re: vi

> I'm going to finally ask this question.

> What is it that is so special about vi?  Does it decompile programs or write
> them all by itself or leap tall buildings with a single bound?

> Really.  I've been on unix boxes for about 7 years and only used vi when I
> had no other choice.  Is there some hidden, undocumented functionallity to it?

What I missed most, and missed on years of word processors, is the trivially easy 
manner of making compound, repeated, commands.  I know it's possible in emacs, but i've 
found no-one whom I could ask who could tell me.

It's also faster.  ANd it's everywhere.  (ok, except debian base :)

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